Last year I received covers from 41 countries that I was missing! A big THANK YOU to everybody, who helped growing my collection!
Nevertheless I am missing covers from a lot of countries. If your country/territory is on the list below, please send me a cover! I will reply with a nice one from Austria.
Africa: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Rep. Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Réunion, Rwanda, Saint Helena, São Tomé and Príncipe, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tristan da Cunha, Western Sahara
Americas: British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Easter Island, Grenada & Carriacou, Martinique, Montserrat, Nevis, Redonda
Antarctica: British Antarctic Territory, Chilean Antarctic Territory, Kerguelen Islands, South Georgia
Asia: Abkhazia, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Eastern Timor, Iraqi Kurdistan, North Korea, Palestine, South Ossetia
Australia & Oceania: Cook Islands, Kiribati, Micronesia, Nauru, Norfolk Island, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tokelau
Europe: Azores, Madeira, Mt. Athos, Transnistria
Please send all covers to the following address:
This cover from the Cayman Islands was sent by Greg, thank you! It was posted on Grand Cayman on December 11 and arrived on December 19, 2013.
See also: #576 Cayman Islands 12/03/15
The left stamp was issued on September 3, 2013. It is part of the set “Wild Flowers of India” and depicts a Blue Poppy (Meconopsis sp.). The mini-sheet depicts Mahatma Gandhi and commemorates the philatelic day. It was issued on Oktober 12, 2013.
See also: #676 India 13/06/17
The stamp is part of the “birds” stamp set, which was issued on January 15, 2003. It commemorates the Eurasian Skylark (Alauda arvensis).
See also: #378 Finland 10/04/29
On February 5, 2014, I received this registered letter from the Tuvalu Philatelic Bureau. It was posted in Funafuti on January 2 and delivered by New Zealand Post. The NZ post officer attached an additional registered sticker and crossed it out, because the actual (UPU style) sticker is on the back. On the back there is also a customs declaration cancellation.
See also: #433 Tuvalu 10/11/??
This nice cover from the Bahamas weas sent by Jean Pierre, thank you! It was posted at the Airport Post Office in Nassau on June 13 and arrived on July 5, 2013. (Three weeks, although it was posted at the airport…)
The cover and stamps commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II. The stamp set was issued on July 19, 2012.
See also: #671 Bahamas 13/06/11
The attached stamps are part of the set “The 100th Anniversary of Panama Republic”, which was issued in 2003. They commemorate the plants panama tree (Sterculia apetala) and the orchid Peristeria elata.
See also: #706 Panama 13/05/??
This nice cover from Iraq was sent by Zakariya, thank you! It was posted in Mosul on January 20 and arrived on February 3, 2014.
The stamp is part of the set “Iraqi Landmarks”, which was issued on January 28, 2013.
See also: #604 Iraq 12/10/14
My first cover from Ivory Coast was sent by Xavier, thank you! It was posted in Abidjan on February 3 and arrived on February 12, 2014.
The stamp is part of a set, which commemorates the 50th anniversary of the first EUROPA stamp in 1956. It depicts the CEPT logo, a map with the cities of London and Yamoussoukro, and a pair of sweet potatoes (Ipomoea batatas). The stamp set was issued on December 23, 2005.
This marvelous cover from Germany was sent by Jann-Eric, thank you very much! It was posted in Norden and arrived on January 27, 2014.
The stamps on the left are part of the flower definitives series. The right stamp is part of the series “Tierkinder” (little animals) and was issued on January 2, 2014.
See also: #534 Germany 12/01/24
I received my first cover from Senegal on February 3, 2013. It was posted in Dakar on January 24, thank you Michele!
The left stamp is part of a set, which was issued on March 12, 2002. The right stamp (issued in 2013) commemorates the Abbey of Keur Moussa near Dakar.
The value of the stamps accounts for 550 West African CFA Francs, which is approximately 0.84 Euro.
The left stamp depicts the Wattled Honeyeater (Foulehaio carunculatus). It is part of the “birds” stamp set that was issued on May 28, 2011. The stamp set on the right (issued November 8, 2012) commemorates some seashells.
See also: #236 Wallis & Futuna 09/10/12
The left stamp is part of the flowers definitives series and depicts a Tagetes species. The right stamp was issued on September 11, 2011. It commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Elbe Tunnel in Hamburg.